Police Department | 1525 Arkansas Ln. | Grand Prairie, TX 75052 | Front Desk: 972-237-8790 | Contact
The Grand Prairie Police Department offers a Teen Police Academy one week each summer for Middle School kids ages 13-14 (7th and 8th graders) who may be interested in learning more about a career in law enforcement and how the police department functions.
The Teen Police Academy meets from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 17-21, 2013,*at the Charles V. England Public Safety Training Center, 310 College St.
*The 2013 class is already full. Please check back here in 2014!
Some of the topics to be covered in the academy include:
- History of Law Enforcement
- Patrol Procedures
- Crime Scene Investigation
- K-9 and SWAT
Participants will be able to put what they learn into action by working a mock crime scene and using their new skills and knowledge to solve the crime.
How to Apply
Please complete the application* and return to the School Resource Officer at the school that the child attends. (NOTE: The 2013 class is already full. Please check back here to apply in 2014!)
The Teen Police Academy is FREE! Applicants must have successfully completed the 6th grade and pass a background check, including school discipline referrals. For more information, contact Officer Olivere at 972-237-8790 or email@example.com.